Introduction to Floatovoltaics//Floating Solar Plant

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In this course you will learn the variety of points regarding solar Floatovoltaics as fallows:

What you’ll learn

  • Introduction to Floatovoltaics//Floating Solar Plant.
  • Benefits of Installing the Solar Floatovoltaics.
  • Floating and land-based photovoltaic systems: A comparison.
  • Major components of floating solar PV.
  • Floatovoltaics at Global Context.
  • Global Scenario of Floating Solar Installations.
  • Top 5 leading countries in Floating Solar Installations.
  • Global investment cost for floating solar PV plants.
  • Cost break up for floating solar PV plants.
  • Different Types of Floating Platforms used in Floating Solar Plant.
  • Hydrelio design.
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co. Ltd. design.
  • Seahorse technology (Yellow Tropus Pvt Ltd.).
  • Stingray Technology.
  • Pontoon + metal structures design.
  • Anchoring and Mooring System in Floating Solar Plant.
  • Introduction to Anchoring and Mooring System.
  • Bank Anchoring Mooring System.
  • Underwater Anchoring Mooring System.
  • Piles Mooring and Concrete sinkers.
  • Important Aspects of Anchoring Mooring system in Solar Floatovoltaics.
  • Force Diagram of mooring system in Floatovoltaics.
  • Long-term durability of Mooring Line.
  • Connection of Mooring line to Floating Platform.
  • Accommodation of water level variations in anchoring and mooring system.
  • Potentially accelerated FPV module failure modes and mitigation strategies.
  • Designs for better wind resistance in Floating Solar Plant.
  • Testing standards for floating PV modules.
  • Potentially accelerated FPV module failure modes and mitigation strategies.
  • Cable management on water.
  • Grounding in Floating Solar Plant.
  • Earthing in Floatovoltaics.
  • Lightning protection system.
  • Equipotential bonding in FPV Projects.
  • AC Surge Protection Device in FPV Projects.
  • Short Circuit Risk in FPV Plant.
  • Checklists for FPV Plant design.
  • Due Diligence in Risk Assessment in Floating Solar Plant.
  • Due Diligence in Risk Assessment in Floating Solar Plant.
  • Additional risk factors for FPV project, by type, compared to any PV project.
  • Jurisdictions requirements for licenses, permits, and authorization.
  • Permitting and Access.
  • Environmental health and safety.
  • Meteorological aspect and Water Aspects for Floatovoltaics.
  • Environmental and Social Management Plan.
  • Floating and land-based photovoltaic systems: A comparison of construction phase.
  • Construction activities in Floatovoltaics Projects.
  • Managing construction activities.
  • Two ways to assemble & launch floating PV structures: on a ramp or in the water.
  • Construction sequence of Floating pipes and metal structure.
  • Construction sequence of Pure plastic floats.
  • Construction sequence of Individual floats with metal structure.
  • Floating structure types and their main construction differences.
  • Management of cable routing.
  • Management of cable routing over Water body.
  • Anchoring and mooring deployment.
  • Testing and Commissioning of Floating Solar Plant.
  • Procurement and construction checklist.
  • Field Testing And Commissioning.
  • Solar PV modules and inverters.
  • Floats and anchoring.
  • Safety labelling.
  • Surge/lightning protection.
  • DC electrical system.
  • AC electrical system.
  • Acceptance tests.
  • Operation and Maintenance in Floatovoltaics System.
  • Preventive maintenance.
  • Corrective, reactive, or unscheduled maintenance.
  • Predictive maintenance.
  • PV system monitoring.
  • PV module maintenance.
  • Solar module maintenance plan.
  • Replacement of a damaged solar module.
  • Biofouling at Floats and mounting structures.
  • How to prevent the Bio-fouling.
  • Buoyancy and structural integrity.
  • Floats and mounting structure maintenance plan.
  • Maintenance of Mooring lines and anchoring systems.
  • Anchoring and mooring system maintenance plan.
  • Inverter Maintenance.
  • Inverter inspection plan.
  • Cables Maintenance in Floatovoltaics.
  • Connectors and cables inspection plan.
  • Junction box inspection plan.
  • Earthing and equipotential bonding.
  • Earthing and equipotential bonding inspection plan.
  • Risks posed by wildlife in Floating Solar Plant.
  • Costs of Floating Solar Plant.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Floatovoltaics//Floating Solar Plant –> 5 lectures • 20min.
  • Floatovoltaics at Global Context –> 4 lectures • 8min.
  • Different Types of Floating Platforms used in Floating Solar Plant –> 5 lectures • 13min.
  • Anchoring and Mooring System in Floating Solar Plant –> 9 lectures • 29min.
  • Potentially accelerated FPV module failure modes and mitigation strategies –> 11 lectures • 33min.
  • Due Diligence in Risk Assessment in Floating Solar Plant –> 8 lectures • 28min.
  • Construction activities in Floatovoltaics Projects –> 9 lectures • 23min.
  • Testing and Commissioning of Floating Solar Plant –> 9 lectures • 18min.
  • Operation and Maintenance in Floatovoltaics System –> 23 lectures • 49min.

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In this course you will learn the variety of points regarding solar Floatovoltaics as fallows:

  • Introduction to Floatovoltaics//Floating Solar Plant
  • Benefits of Installing the Solar Floatovoltaics
  • Floating and land-based photovoltaic systems: A comparison
  • Major components of floating solar PV
  • Floatovoltaics at Global Context
  • Global Scenario of Floating Solar Installations
  • Top 5 leading countries in Floating Solar Installations
  • Global investment cost for floating solar PV plants
  • Cost break up for floating solar PV plants
  • Different Types of Floating Platforms used in Floating Solar Plant
  • Hydrelio design
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co. Ltd. design
  • Seahorse technology (Yellow Tropus Pvt Ltd.)
  • Stingray Technology
  • Pontoon + metal structures design
  • Anchoring and Mooring System in Floating Solar Plant
  • Introduction to Anchoring and Mooring System
  • Bank Anchoring Mooring System
  • Underwater Anchoring Mooring System
  • Piles Mooring and Concrete sinkers
  • Important Aspects of Anchoring Mooring system in Solar Floatovoltaics
  • Force Diagram of mooring system in Floatovoltaics
  • Long-term durability of Mooring Line
  • Connection of Mooring line to Floating Platform
  • Accommodation of water level variations in anchoring and mooring system
  • Potentially accelerated FPV module failure modes and mitigation strategies
  • Designs for better wind resistance in Floating Solar Plant
  • Testing standards for floating PV modules
  • Potentially accelerated FPV module failure modes and mitigation strategies
  • Cable management on water
  • Grounding in Floating Solar Plant
  • Earthing in Floatovoltaics
  • Lightning protection system
  • Equipotential bonding in FPV Projects
  • AC Surge Protection Device in FPV Projects
  • Short Circuit Risk in FPV Plant
  • Checklists for FPV Plant design
  • Due Diligence in Risk Assessment in Floating Solar Plant
  • Additional risk factors for FPV project, by type, compared to any PV project
  • Jurisdictions requirements for licenses, permits, and authorization
  • Permitting and Access
  • Environmental health and safety
  • Meteorological aspect and Water Aspects for Floatovoltaics
  • Environmental and Social Management Plan
  • Floating and land-based photovoltaic systems: A comparison of construction phase
  • Construction activities in Floatovoltaics Projects
  • Managing construction activities
  • Two ways to assemble & launch floating PV structures: on a ramp or in the water
  • Construction sequence of Floating pipes and metal structure
  • Construction sequence of Pure plastic floats
  • Construction sequence of Individual floats with metal structure
  • Floating structure types and their main construction differences
  • Management of cable routing
  • Management of cable routing over Water body
  • Anchoring and mooring deployment
  • Testing and Commissioning of Floating Solar Plant
  • Procurement and construction checklist
  • Field Testing And Commissioning
  • Solar PV modules and inverters
  • Floats and anchoring
  • Safety labelling
  • Surge/lightning protection
  • DC electrical system
  • AC electrical system
  • Acceptance tests
  • Operation and Maintenance in Floatovoltaics System
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Corrective, reactive, or unscheduled maintenance
  • Predictive maintenance
  • PV system monitoring
  • PV module maintenance
  • Solar module maintenance plan
  • Replacement of a damaged solar module
  • Biofouling at Floats and mounting structures
  • How to prevent the Bio-fouling
  • Buoyancy and structural integrity
  • Floats and mounting structure maintenance plan
  • Maintenance of Mooring lines and anchoring systems
  • Anchoring and mooring system maintenance plan
  • Inverter Maintenance
  • Inverter inspection plan
  • Cables Maintenance in Floatovoltaics
  • Connectors and cables inspection plan
  • Junction box inspection plan
  • Earthing and equipotential bonding
  • Earthing and equipotential bonding inspection plan
  • Risks posed by wildlife in Floating Solar Plant
  • Costs of Floating Solar Plant
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